Linq to SharePoint: Query Across Site Collections?

The thoughts in this article are from an internal discussion about Linq to SharePoint. Scenario Say I have two site collections, http://sharepoint2010/sites/site1 and http://sharepoint2010/sites/site2, which are all based on team site template. Now I’d like to create a web part to query the announcements list of site2. I want my web part to always work…

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How to make use of a custom IP-STS with SharePoint 2010? (Part 2)

ID4014: A SecurityTokenHandler is not registered to read security token (‘EncryptedData’, ‘http://www.w3.org/2001/04/xmlenc#’). Here comes the answer of the little quiz in the end of Part 1. When I clicked SimplePassiveSTS, I was redirected to the sign-in page of my STS, which was what I want. But when I signed in and was redirected back to…

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How to make use of a custom IP-STS with SharePoint 2010? (Part 1)

I know there have already been many articles about how to make SharePoint work with ADFS 2.0, like the one from SPIdentity team blog and the one by Eric Kraus. What I want to do is to create a simple IP-STS and make use of it in SharePoint 2010 rather than ADFS 2.0, so that…

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